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  • is it possible to install the win 8 developer preview in my VMware
    Saturday, October 15, 2011 2:31 PM

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  • You don't say which VMWare product, but Version 8 of Workstation can
    run the Win8 developer preview.
     
     

    Bob Comer - Microsoft MVP Virtual Machine
    Saturday, October 15, 2011 2:54 PM

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  • You can install Windows 8 in a virtual machine.

     

    How To Install Windows 8 On VMware:

    http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-install-windows-8-on-vmware-virtual-machine/

     

    How to Test Drive Windows 8 in VirtualBox:

    http://www.howtogeek.com/74515/how-to-test-drive-windows-8-in-virtualbox/

     

     

    Saturday, October 15, 2011 2:51 PM
  • You don't say which VMWare product, but Version 8 of Workstation can
    run the Win8 developer preview.
     
     

    Bob Comer - Microsoft MVP Virtual Machine
    Saturday, October 15, 2011 2:54 PM
  • thanks for ur reply sir,

    when i tried to install win8 in vmware v7.0 it is notify me an error that is on below,(how can i troubleshoot this error)

     

     

    ** VMware Workstation internal monitor error ***

    vcpu-0:NOT_IMPLEMENTED vmcore/vmm/intr/apic.c:1903

    Please report this problem by selecting menu item Help > VMware on the Web > Request Support, or by going to the Web page "http://vmware.com/info?id=8&logFile=C%3a%5cUsers%5csony%5cDocuments%5cVirtual%20Machines%5cWindows%207%20x64%5cvmware%2elog&coreLocation=C%3a%5cUsers%5csony%5cDocuments%5cVirtual%20Machines%5cWindows%207%20x64%5cvmware%2dcore%2egz%2c%20C%3a%5cUsers%5csony%5cDocuments%5cVirtual%20Machines%5cWindows%207%20x64%5cvmware64%2dcore%2egz". Please provide us with the log file (C:\Users\sony\Documents\Virtual Machines\Windows 7 x64\vmware.log) and the core file(s) (C:\Users\sony\Documents\Virtual Machines\Windows 7 x64\vmware-core.gz, C:\Users\sony\Documents\Virtual Machines\Windows 7 x64\vmware64-core.gz, C:\Users\sony\Documents\Virtual Machines\Windows 7 x64\vmware-vmx-5148.dmp).

    If the problem is repeatable, please select 'Run with debugging information' in the Options panel of Virtual Machine Settings. Then reproduce the incident and file it according to the instructions.

    To collect data to submit to VMware support, select Help > About and click "Collect Support Data". You can also run the "vm-support" script in the Workstation folder directly.

     

    Tuesday, October 18, 2011 5:42 PM
  • Its not compatible with VMWare Workstation 7. Try using VirtualBOX its compatible with the latest version.

    https://www.virtualbox.org/


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